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Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
in 2008. in february 2008, then- presidential candidate barack obama vowed to lower premiums for family coverage by $2500 by the end of his first term as president. instead, it's gone up $2370 according to a survey by the kaiser family foundation. "we're slowly creeping out of recession and with that, premiums are going back up - 4% last year." but some say it's gone much higher. "15%, and i'm a small-business owner and i can't afford to pay health insurance for my employees right now." and in case you thought the healthcare debate was settled, it's not. only a portion of the reforms have been implimented. in 2014, states are scheduled to expand medicaid and set up health insurance exchanges to help people choose a plan. however, what will be included in coverage, known as "essential standard benefits," is still open for debate. "i'm not talking about anything major like doctor visits. more ancillary things, such as will chiropractic need to be in the package." however noticable the rise in premiums, it wasn't that long ago when annual premiums jumped by double digits - 13% in 2002, for
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